News from DK Findout

Happy New Year! Welcome back! Have a wonderful 2024! News from DK Findout, a website recommended several times previously for curricular resources closed on 31st December 2023 and all of the learning resources have been moved to learning.dk.com.  Teachers need to...

Hanukkah – a Jewish festival

Hanukkah – a Jewish festival – is also spelled Hannukah and Chanukah. The festival usually falls in December. It has just started this year. It’s known as the Festival of Lights and is a joyous and festive time for Jewish families. Here are some key...

Teachwire Christmas resources

Teachwire Christmas resources are a couple of interesting Christmas activities as well as the site offering art medium-term plans and Harry Potter teaching resources: Anyone interested in teaching Silent Night in French, German, or Spanish, there are resources...

STEM Christmas Teaching Resources

The STEM Christmas Teaching Resources offered by the IET is an amazing, inspiring set of ideas ranging from 30 minute (or less) tasks to experiments, baking, crafts and outdoor activities split into KS1 and KS2 ages. They are linked to the curricular subjects:...

Christmas Paperwork Ideas

Christmas paperwork ideas can inspire small quick items that are suitable for sale in Christmas bazaars, may act as small gifts etc, some of them are easy to make and aid the development of drawing and cutting skills, others are more complex and depend on maths...

3D Christmas Cards

3D Christmas Cards take a while to make, especially for a whole class! To get everyone’s complete it could well take the art and D&T sessions for a few weeks. Here are some ideas to inspire: For the younger children are a couple of simple ideas on the...

No Pens Day 2023

No Pens Day 2023 is coming soon. This event invites your school to join in the fun on Wednesday, 29th November, or any day during that week that works best for you. “No Pens Day is a chance for children to have fun raising valuable funds for Speech and Language...

BBC 500 Words – closing soon

BBC 500 Words competition is OPEN for a few more days, it closes on 10th November,  if you have not taken part yet, there is still just about time! It’s a story-writing competition for all children aged 5-11 years. “Write a story you would love to read.” WorldBookDay,...

Sustainability Webs for primary science

Sustainability Webs for primary science have been developed by the Royal Society of Chemistry. https://edu.rsc.org/primary-science/sustainability-contexts-for-primary-science/4014614.article The sustainability webs are here to help teachers to teach sustainability...